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Syrian artist paints the revolution

2011-2012 Humphrey School International Fellow, Fadia Afashe, will be featured in her first U.S. exhibit.

After the revolution, my point of view changed. I needed to be political, and the only way to express my pain was by painting. The only thing giving me hope were the young people. They said, "We will win, no matter the price and if the world abandons us. Even if it takes years to rebuild our country, we will rise." That's why I titled [the exhibition] that.

Los Angeles Magazine
November 29, 2012

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